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Spinal Cord Stimulator Malpractice Attorney

Suffering from back pain can be debilitating and leave people feeling helpless. If you suffer from chronic back pain, it can sometimes seem like there is no solution to help you recover. However, one option available to individuals with chronic back pain is spinal cord stimulator. The spinal cord stimulator is often only ever offered when nothing else has provided a patient with relief.

While this treatment option is often the only solution to chronic pain, there are many risks involved that could result in serious injuries for patients. 

Patients who put their trust in a medical professional and have been injured due to spinal cord stimulator malpractice should never have to fight for justice on their own. The trusted spinal cord stimulator malpractice attorneys at Sweeney Merrigan Personal Injury Lawyers are dedicated to achieving the best possible outcomes for their clients as they pursue compensation after suffering injuries due to another’s negligence. To schedule a free consultation and learn more about how our spinal cord stimulator malpractice lawyers can help you, call our office at 617-391-9001 or complete our contact form today. 

Steps You Should Take Following a Spinal Cord Stimulator Injury

There are a number of risks associated with having a spinal cord stimulator implanted. Unfortunately, these risks are made more significant when medical malpractice is a factor. Patients who have been cared for by a medical professional who acted negligently may suffer significant harm associated with the procedure including paralysis in worst case scenarios. If you have suffered due to spinal cord stimulator malpractice, there are several steps you should take for your overall well being:

  • Seek medical care: An injury relating to spinal cord stimulator malpractice can be serious, especially if left untreated. It is crucial that you seek medical help as soon as possible. 
  • Keep records: It is crucial that you keep any records of the symptoms you have experienced since you were injured due to spinal cord stimulator malpractice. You should also gather any relevant medical records. 
  • File a report: Following an injury caused by a spinal cord stimulator, you should file an incident report with the appropriate medical board.
  • Document losses: You should keep documentation of all losses including medical bills and documentation of lost wages.

In addition to the above steps, it is crucial that you seek the help of one of our spinal cord stimulator malpractice lawyers as soon as possible. 

The medical malpractice legal team at Sweeney Merrigan Personal Injury Lawyers offers trusted representation to victims of spinal cord stimulator malpractice by handling all aspects of their claims and offering legal guidance to obtain the fair compensation they deserve. J. Tucker Merrigan and Kyle A. Camilleri are award-winning spinal cord stimulator malpractice lawyers dedicated to providing top-of-the-line medical malpractice litigation in Massachusetts and have earned a reputation for success with awards such as Rising Star, Super Lawyers, Top 40 Under 40, National Trial Lawyers, and Top Attorney Award. 

Can You Recover Damages From a Spinal Cord Stimulator Malpractice Claim?

When a medical professional fails to uphold the duty of care owed to their patients, the resulting injuries can be severe. This is especially true in the case of spinal cord stimulators as this procedure can result in paralysis for the patient if the medical professionals involved are negligent. If you have suffered as a result of spinal cord stimulator malpractice, you may be eligible to collect compensation for your losses. The damages you may be eligible to collect are as follows:

  • Medical bills: After suffering a life-altering injury due to a medical professional’s negligence, you may require extensive medical care which can be highly costly. You should not have to pay your medical bills on your own. 
  • Lost wages: If your injury has prevented you from being able to work, you should be compensated for all present and future wages lost. 
  • Pain and suffering: Victims of spinal cord stimulator malpractice should be compensated for the pain and suffering they have endured. 
  • Wrongful death: If you have lost a loved one due to medical negligence relating to a spinal cord stimulator, you should be compensated for your unimaginable loss. 

If you are unsure what damages you may be eligible to collect, the spinal cord stimulator malpractice lawyers at Sweeney Merrigan Personal Injury Lawyers may be able to help by going over the specific details of your case. 

Speak With a Spinal Cord Stimulator Malpractice Lawyer Today

At Sweeney Merrigan Personal Injury Lawyers, our spinal cord stimulator malpractice lawyers can determine how much you are owed in compensation and your best legal options moving forward after you have suffered due to spinal cord stimulator malpractice. It is our goal to fight for the justice you deserve and have secured hundreds of millions of dollars in damages for victims, holding medical professionals accountable for the losses they have caused due to their negligent actions. 
Schedule a free consultation with a skilled spinal cord stimulator malpractice lawyer today at 617-391-9001, or fill out our contact form.

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